Albion Online will be launched free to play on 10th April. FYI, the game once removed its free-to-play model for various reasons on December 30, 2015. Albion is a medieval fantasy MMORPG developed by Sandbox Interactive, a studio based in Berlin, Germany. During the beta stages of development, players were able to purchase "Founder's Packs" to gain access to the closed beta play-tests which were run intermittently by Sandbox Interactive, typically after an interval of a few months of development. These Founder packs are no longer available, since the release of the full game.
Since its release on July 17, 2017, Albion online now offers a selection of "Starter Packs" which grant players access to the game and offer a varying amount of gold to get started. Once a player purchases any of the starter packs, they will be granted open-ended access to the game with no extra mandatory fees. It is possible to purchase gold (in-game premium currency) to gain a further advantage. Players can also purchase
Albion Online’s business model has always been based on two pillars: Premium status, which can be bought with either real money or
On April 10th, anyone with a hankering to do so will be able to play Albion Online thanks to its free to play launch. "This change will bring incredible new dimensions to the world of Albion, as a new generation of players ready to make their mark on the world enters the fray." the blog reads.
Players who have purchased a Founder or Starter Pack will receive the Specter Wolf mount seen above as their "exclusive thank-you gift". In addition, from April 1-10, players will enjoy a Fame boost to help unlock new gear and raise specs.